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Game of Thrones: The Exhibition Heads for Overseas Tour; What It Means For San Diego Comic-Con

In Offsites by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

Anyone who has visited the Game of Thrones: The Exhibition at San Diego Comic-Con the last two years can testify that the offsite was one of the coolest things happening at the convention. The event, known last year as “Survive the Realm”, has been held annually at San Diego Comic-Con the last two years at the Omni Hotel. There, fans could … Read More

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New Year, New San Diego Comic-Con: 8 Things We’re Hoping For In 2015

In Features by Kerry Dixon4 Comments

It’s a brand new year today, and with 2015 comes a brand new Comic-Con. One of the most exciting things about the pop culture convention juggernaut isn’t even necessarily getting to attend (though that’s pretty damn exciting too) — it’s the anticipation of what might be there. At this early date in January, we’ve only started to scratch the very … Read More

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Second Wave of WonderCon Anaheim Guests Announced

In WonderCon by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

As promised last week, Comic-Con International released a new wave of Special Guests scheduled to appear at WonderCon Anaheim on April 3-5, 2015. Joining last week’s announced guests (which included Neal Adams, Becky Cloonan, Kevin Maguire, and more), are: Darwyn Cooke, writer/artist of the Richard Stark/Parker graphic novel series, and DC: The New Frontier. Greg Horn, cover artist for Marvel … Read More

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Volunteer Interest List for San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Now Open

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon4 Comments

Is it your dream to hand out badges to the thousands of San Diego Comic-Con attendees, or to yell “Walk, don’t run!” to someone entering Hall H and have it mean something? Well, today might just be your lucky day – because the volunteer interest list for San Diego Comic-Con 2015 is now officially open. You can sign up now, … Read More

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WonderCon Badges and Hotels to Go On Sale in January; First Wave of Guests Announced

In WonderCon by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

Comic-Con International has been busy with all things San Diego Comic-Con (you might remember a certain Preregistration badge sale that happened not too long ago), but it can now set its sights on its other, earlier convention: WonderCon Anaheim 2015. The smaller, sister-show to SDCC has been quiet on the news-front after the dates of April 3-5, 2015, were announced … Read More

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San Diego Comic-Con Marvel Hoodies Now Available From ThinkGeek

In Exclusives by Kerry Dixon3 Comments

One of the hottest exclusives at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con was Marvel’s limited character hoodies — featuring Captain America, the Winter Solder, Rocket Raccoon, and Star-Lord. These hoodies were limited to 250 units per day, and sold out extremely fast at this year’s convention, so the odds are high that if you wanted one, you might not have been … Read More

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San Diego Officials Seek To Keep San Diego Comic-Con Through 2018

In Features by Kerry Dixon29 Comments

The biggest question surrounding San Diego Comic-Con isn’t what movies, TV shows, or comic artists will be attending Comic-Con this year – it’s whether or not Comic-Con will need to find a new home in two years years, when its contract with the San Diego Convention Center comes to an end in 2016. A recent report by the San Diego … Read More

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MTV2’s Fan Fest & Fandom Awards Set to Return to San Diego Comic-Con 2015

In Offsites by Kerry Dixon5 Comments

When it comes to Comic-Con, it’s never too early to start planning. Which is exactly what MTV and MTV2 have done, with MTV announcing in a press release this morning that MTV and MTV2 will once again be hosting the MTV2 Fan Fest Featuring the MTV2 Fandom Awards (formerly the MTV Fan Fest & mtvU Fandom Awards) during San Diego … Read More

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San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Preregistration Recap: Faster Than Ever

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon37 Comments

For better or worse, several thousand Comic-Con attendees have their badges for 2015 — and several thousand more don’t yet. Preregistration for San Diego Comic-Con 2015 (the sale that’s only available to those general attendees who attended in 2014 and who validated their badge in time) took place this morning, in a sale that mimicked last year’s new system, but … Read More